Introduction to microeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Semester 1 2009/2010. There are no pre-requisites to taking this module and in particular there is no assumption of any prior knowledge of economics. For those who have taken A-level economics or any other version of economics some of the module content will appear familiar to you. However, the methods of analysis and the approach to teaching will quite probably be very different to anything experienced
Investigating the German language
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This 10 credit module will look at some of the ways in which German has been developing in recent years. In particular, we will look at variation and change in sentence structure; ways in which new modes of communication (such as texting, chat rooms and other forms of internet communication) are influencing language use; and the use of particles (little words like doch, mal, scho
Introduction to the medieval world, 500-1500
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn Semester 2010 Most history students, when applying to university, say they want to widen their knowledge of the past. As a School we take you at your word, teaching history from AD 500 onwards. This module introduces you to Europe in the Middle Ages (500-1500), a period in which Nottingham University has a distinguished tradition, built up by Jim Holt, Donald Bullough, Robert Markus, Bernard Hami
Japan in war and peace
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/2010 This module consists of a detailed examination of the critical period in Japanese history from the end of the Pacific War through the U.S. Occupation between 1945 and 1952 and recovery in the 1960s and beyond. The lectures and seminars examine the following topics: Japan’s Road to War The Japanese experience of war and defeat The A-bomb in history and memory The ‘All
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - You Didn't Vote for Me
Bill Wexler '81 and his wife, Lisa Wexler '81, laugh about the time he did not vote for her for secretary/treasurer of a campus club.
Security Council Simulation: Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict
This module provides context and guidelines for a Security Council simulation involving a conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, situated in the Caucasus Mountains. The simulation is meant to help […]
ISS Update - Sept. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 19, 2011.
Europe Day Ahead: Markets seen pricing in Greek default
Sept. 19 - Tense negotiations between the Greek government and its key lenders are expected to dominate the financial markets with traders focused on whether the nation will see an orderly or disorderly default.
Stem verloren : Drama Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
The end of the road?
Road traffic has grown more than 80% since 1980 – as a result roads have deteriorated more quickly than could have been envisaged. Britain’s road network is one of the countries largest national assets. Professor Andy Collop from the Department of Civil Engineering describes the research taking place in Nottingham Transportation Engineering Centre and the improvements such knowledge can make to road materials, structures and sustainability.
The anatomy of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the external and internal anatomy of the kidney, including the anatomy of nephrons and corpuscles.
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
Acoustic Approach in Converting Heat to Electricity
A promising approach in converting heat or waste heat to electricity is in using the thermoacoustic effect. When heat generates a temperature gradient along a stack of large-surface area material inside an acoustic resonator, an intense sound can be generated. This type of energy converter, which is a self-sustained oscillator, has been developed so that the sound can be converted inside the unit to electricity using a piezoelectric device. Such devices are simple, and they have essentially no
Energy Efficiency In Buildings And Heat Supply Solutions: A German Perspective For The Nuclear Shutd
Beginning with some background information on the unique German position regarding the energy supply eliminating any nuclear power by 2022 but enforcing the use of renewable energy sources, the challenges for both the building and the power generation sector will be highlighted. The talk will introduce opportunities to improve energy performance of buildings by new and innovative HVAC concepts as well as for increasing the penetration of renewable and environmental energy sources for heat and po
23.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Am zweiten Tag seines Deutschlandbesuchs trifft Papst Benedikt XVI. mit Vertretern der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) zusammen. Der EKD-Ratsvorsitzende Nikolaus Schneider erhofft sich von dem Ökumenetreffen in Erfurt neue Impulse für die Annäherung beider Konfessionen. Mit konkreten Vereinbarungen sei z
Talking Spell Check
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G20 hopes to create jobs in downturn
Sept. 27 - Employment ministers from the Group of 20 economic powers are meeting to discuss the tricky task of how to create jobs despite the fast-deteriorating economic outlook in countries with already strained public finances. Joanna Partridge reports
Oedipus : Filmpje In dit Engelstalig filmpje, waarin alle rollen vertolkt worden door groenten, wordt in acht minuten het verhaal verteld van koning Oedipus. Hij is leuk als inleiding bij een les over de Griekse tragedie of het Grieks theater.
In dit Engelstalig filmpje, waarin alle rollen vertolkt worden door groenten, wordt in acht minuten het verhaal verteld van koning Oedipus.
Hij is leuk als inleiding bij een les over de Griekse tragedie of het Grieks theater.
Analysis of the decisions by the ECB and Bank of England
Oct. 6 - Analysis of the day's policy decisions by the Bank of England and European Central Bank.